Good morning, Beacon Hill! Here are five things you need to know today, Tuesday, Aug. 20:
1. VICTORIAN JEWELRY: Historic New England's Associate Curator Laura Johnson will be giving a talk on Victorian jewelry Tuesday night at the Otis House Museum, 141 Cambridge St. at 6 p.m. More information here.
2. FIND A FARMERS MARKET: Looking for a farmers market near Beacon Hill? We've got a cool new feature where you can find it here.
3. GET THE PATCH NEWSLETTER: Have you signed up for the Beacon Hill Patch Daily Newsletter yet? Each morning you can get Beacon Hill Patch news delivered directly to your e-mail inbox. It's totally free, so if you like what you read here, sign up now!
4. THIS DAY IN HISTORY: On this day in 1911, a dispatcher in the New York Times office sends the first telegram around the world via commercial service. Exactly 66 years later, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) sends a different kind of message--a phonograph record containing information about Earth for extraterrestrial beings--shooting into space aboard the unmanned spacecraft Voyager II. Information courtesy of History.com.5. TODAY'S FORECAST: Sunny with a high of 87. Low of 65 tonight.